@LATimes Becomes Least Credible Newspaper On ClimateCrisis In USA As Chevron Toxic Fumes Incapacitate Editors & Journalists. No Hope For Recovery Seen #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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Los Angeles cleans up despite rising car numbers

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Despite rising numbers of cars on the road, the levels of dangerous air pollutants are show rapid decline, new data from Los Angeles shows. Latest news air pollution Los Angeles USAThe US’ second biggest city shows that levels of some vehicle-related air pollutants in the city have decreased by about 98 per cent since the 1960s; even though residents there are [.].

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Los Angeles’ EV drivers make smarter use of their cars

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Participants of a major US-wide trial of electric cars in Los Angeles are making the best use of their zero tailpipe emission vehicles, according to Ecotality, which collates the trial’s data. Electric cars electric car trial USAAccording to the leading provider of electric car charging infrastructure, drivers in this California city travel further in their EVs than those in other [.].

Cargotec and Vision Industries to demo hydrogen fuel cell hybrid terminal tractors in Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach

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Vision Industries ( earlier post ) and Cargotec USA have agreed to cooperate to complete a zero-emission terminal tractor demonstration project for the Technology Advancement Program (TAP), a clean-air initiative sponsored by the twin Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach. We are excited to be working with Cargotec USA. —David Wood, Director of Terminal Tractors in North America for Cargotec USA Inc.

Honda reveals Accord Plug-in Hybrid at LA Auto Show

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At the Los Angeles Auto Show, much of the focus for Honda was on the new Honda Civic: however, the Japanese carmaker had arguably an even more significant announcement for green car enthusiasts.

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BYD heads to the USA

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One of China’s fastest growing car manufacturers it will establish US headquarters in the city of Los Angeles over the next three years in a [.]. Tags: Electric cars Green cars Latest news Build Your Dreams Auto BYD BYD Auto BYD e6 electric car BYD in the USA Chinese auto manufacturers Los Angeles Warren Buffet Build Your Dreams (BYD) Company Limited has been earmarked under the category “one to watch” here at TheGreenCarWebsite.co.uk

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To the four corners of the USA on an electric motorcycle

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Seattle, Los Angeles, Florida, and Maine: the four corners of the continental U.S. Those points are where I intend to ride my 2014 Zero SR electric motorcycle this summer. The summer road trip is a great tradition, and every year, electric vehicles shape up to be more road-trip-worthy than before. DON'T MISS: 'Kick Gas' Movie: Driving Across U.S. road trips electric motorcycles Zero Motorcycles

California Goes To Hell In A Handbasket But Greenius Says AB 811 is Our Route To Green Heaven

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That’s why they have authorized over $7 billion bucks in energy efficiency and clean energy programs for the USA. Looking at that on the local level, here in Los Angeles County, we’ve got 3,400,000 existing housing units for our 10 million people.

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Cisco DeVries’ AB 811 Baby Goes Nationwide: President Clinton Backs USA PACE Bond Program

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County AB 811 program which has already seen Howard Choy lay out a remarkable amount of the necessary groundwork, will proceed ahead as intended and be financing loans here in Los Angeles County in June of 2010.

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When You See Something, Say Something: Climate Emergency Alarm Bells Ringing While Local Electeds Pretend Not To Hear

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Today, here in the South Bay of Los Angeles where I live, we have all the dots you’d ever need to connect the crisis level of global warming to the urgent action needed locally. Garcetti called for “a Green New Deal for Los Angeles.”.

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BMW to lease ActiveE in USA

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Motorists in Los Angeles, San Diego, San Francisco, New York City, Boston and the state of Connecticut will be thrilled that the BMW ActiveE will be made available for lease in those markets later this year. From the autumn, the vehicle will be available for $499 a month for 24months with a down-payment of $2,250. [.]. BMW Electric cars Green cars Latest news BMW Active E electric car BMW ActiveE BMW ActiveE lease

CleanFUEL USA Secures $12.9 Million from US DOE for 100+ Propane Refueling Stations

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million in two stimulus grants to CleanFUEL USA to establish more than 100 liquid propane (autogas) refueling stations in major US cities in coordination with CleanFUEL USA partners, including ConocoPhillips. The second phase will target 14 cities (Kansas City, Los Angeles, San Antonio/Austin, Oklahoma City, St. The US Department of Energy (DOE) awarded $12.9

Greenius Calls For Nationalizing Oil & Gas Industry & Seizing Their Assets As Sierra Club Applauds

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On Sunday, May 5, 2019 the Angeles Chapter of the Sierra Club held their annual Awards Banquet and presented a special conservation award to Joe Galliani, declaring-. This effort eventually led to the formation of the Los Angeles County Clean Power Alliance.

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VW Jetta Hybrid hits US market

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The Jetta Hybrid has just gone on show at the Los Angeles Auto Show, however chances of it appearing in a showroom near you soon are tiny; the German manufacturer has no plans to sell outside North America. Volkswagen USA VW

Toyota to debut new RAV4 EV at EVS 26

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Toyota Motor Sales, USA, Inc., will debut the new RAV4 EV (earlier post) at the 26 th International Electric Vehicle Symposium (EVS26) in Los Angeles on 7 May. TMS unveiled a second-generation Toyota RAV4 EV demonstrator vehicle at the Los Angeles Auto Show in 2010. Toyota built 35 of these Phase Zero vehicles—essentially converted RAV4s—for a demonstration and evaluation program through 2011.

Cal Energy Commission approves >$10M in grants for medium- and heavy-duty battery-electric and fuel cell vehicle projects

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to build and test four 33-foot BYD battery-electric buses in Los Angeles. The buses will be built at the permitted BYD facility and the demonstration will occur in disadvantaged communities of Los Angeles as part of the Los Angeles Department of Transportation fleet. to build and test 5 Class C battery-electric school buses in Reedley, Colton and Los Angeles. million to Hydrogenics USA Inc.,

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California trucking firm switches fleet of 600+ trucks to Neste renewable diesel

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Ecology is one of the largest trucking and transportation companies in the Western United States, providing services for transportation, heavy haul and oversize loads, and containers to and from the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach. IPC USA, based in Santa Ana, California, is the exclusive distributor of Neste MY Renewable Diesel to Ecology.

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“Drive to Zero” program to fast-track adoption of clean trucks and buses

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Signers and supporters of the Pledge include: Government: City of New York; New York State Energy Research & Development Authority; California Air Resources Board; South Coast Air Quality Management District; Bay Area Air Quality Management District; Los Angeles Department of Transportation; Foothill Transit. Elected Officials: Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti; Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg; Stockton Mayor Michael D.

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United Airlines begins commercial-scale use of renewable jet fuel; 15M gallons over 3-year period

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United Airlines has become the first US airline to begin use of commercial-scale volumes of sustainable aviation biofuel for regularly scheduled flights, beginning with the departure of United Flight 708 from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).

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A Well Earned, Guilt Free #YearOfJoe

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But it seemed pretty impossible once I became The Godfather of Community Choice Power in Los Angeles County – The Big Green Mafia Don as the wing nut fossil fuel lovers dubbed me. Ladies and gentlemen your friendly neighborhood Greenius has hit the wall. I am dog tired.

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Porsche launches carbon offset program in US

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Following its corporate fleets, PCNA will soon offer Porsche Impact to USA customers who want to reduce the CO 2 footprint of their internal-combustion engines. million miles of driving this year by 425 vehicles in its fleets at the Porsche Experience Centers in Atlanta and Los Angeles, as well as cars in the Porsche Passport subscription service and Porsche Drive short-term rental programs. Porsche Cars North America, Inc.

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Study estimates ~4M children worldwide develop asthma each year because of NO2 air pollution

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The problem affects cities in the United States as well: Los Angeles, New York, Chicago, Las Vegas and Milwaukee were the top five cities in the US with the highest percentage of pediatric asthma cases linked to polluted air.

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Nestlé Waters North America adds 155 new medium-duty propane autogas trucks to delivery fleet

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The Nestlé Waters North America propane trucks are used to deliver product to its customers across the country including Los Angeles, San Francisco, Washington, D.C., Another propane autogas delivery fleet user is Bimbo Bakeries USA, with 84 Ford F-59 propane autogas-fueled delivery vans for its bread and baked goods. Nestlé Waters North America is adding more than 150 medium-duty beverage delivery trucks fueled by propane autogas.

ICL, CMU study associates PM2.5 air pollution in US with >30,000 deaths and reduced life expectancy

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was largest around Los Angeles and in some southern states, such as Arkansas, Oklahoma and Alabama. million deaths between 1999 to 2015 in the USA, with 18.4 2019) “Particulate matter air pollution and national and county life expectancy loss in the USA: A spatiotemporal analysis.”

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Serving My Country – My Patriotic Duty

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A threat equal to or greater than any the Third Reich or Japanese Imperial Army ever posed to the men, women and children of the USA. October 24, 2009 South Bay Los Angeles Climate Action, Manhattan Beach.

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Our Revenge screening request form has already gotten several thousand requests (both USA and international). Los Angeles. This summer has been a wild ride of festivals, terrific opening press and special event screenings across the country.

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Audi introducing V2I Traffic Light Information service in Europe

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This service is now available at more than 5,000 intersections in the US, for example in cities including Denver, Houston, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Portland and Washington D.C. Explaining the lagged introduction of the service in Europe, Hainzlmaier said that the challenges for the serial introduction of the service there are much greater than in the USA, where urban traffic light systems were planned over a large area and uniformly.

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ABB broadens EV Fast Charging Portfolio with Combined Charging System (CCS) support

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The new multistandard functionality will be available in Europe in the second quarter of 2013 including a special CCS version for car dealerships, followed by a targeted launch in the USA in the second half of 2013.

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smart partners with Vectrix on electric scooters with launch in 2014

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Separately, at the Los Angeles Auto Show, Stephen Cannon, president and CEO of Mercedes-Benz USA, said that when the smart brand introduces the smart electric drive next year in the US, the EV will attain 122 MPGe in the city—less than the Mitsubishi i-MiEV (2012 model EPA-rated at 126 MPGe), but higher than the other battery-electric vehicles currently on the market.

BYD to test electric car in the US

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China’s BYD Auto is expected to start market testing of its e6 electric car in the USA beginning next year. According to a report in The Wall Street Journal, testing will begin after more than a year’s delay with the company also in talks with officials in Los Angeles about the possibility of supplying e-buses [.].

Coulomb Technologies ships more than 2,400 public and commercial charging stations in ChargePoint America Program

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Coulomb’s ChargePoint America program provides approximately 4,500 charging stations to program participants in ten regions in the United States: Austin/San Antonio, Texas, Boston, Los Angeles, New York, Orlando/Tampa, Sacramento, Calif., The program is a strategic partnership between Coulomb and six leading automobile brands: Ford, Chevrolet, smart USA, BMW, Nissan and Fisker Automotive.

Mercedes-Benz reports on 3.3M km of B-Class Fuel Cell testing, looks ahead to next generation

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While Hyundai, Toyota and Honda seized much attention over their presentations of fuel cell rollout plans (in the case of Hyundai) and concepts (in the case of Honda and Toyota) at the Los Angeles and Tokyo auto shows, Daimler used EVS27 in Barcelona as a forum to report on its 3.3

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Toyota introduces new RAV4 EV; 41.8 kWh pack, 100-mile range

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Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., revealed the all-new Toyota RAV4 EV at the 26 th annual Electric Vehicle Symposium (EVS26) in Los Angeles. The RAV4 EV will go on sale in late summer 2012 through select dealers, initially in four major California metropolitan markets including Sacramento, San Francisco Bay Area, Los Angeles/Orange County and San Diego, with an MSRP of the RAV4 is $49,800. RAV4 EV. Click to enlarge.

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Honda FCV Concept makes world debut in Japan; Power Exporter concept

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Honda had introduced an earlier version, the FCEV concept, at the 2013 Los Angeles Auto Show. The Honda FCV Concept, Honda’s latest fuel-cell vehicle concept, made its world debut today in Japan.

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Nissan to take reservations for LEAF

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According to statistics from Nissan the strongest customer responses have been received in San Diego, CA; Tucson, AZ; Seattle, WA; Portland, OR; and Los Angeles, CA. Tags: Electric cars Green cars Latest news Nissan Nissan LEAF Nissan USA reservations for Nissan LEAF With a huge groundswell of interest, Nissan has set a goal to have at least 20,000 reservations for the Nissan LEAF by the time it is delivered in late 2010.

Toyota to sell RAV4 EV to public and fleets in 2012

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Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), USA, unveiled the second-generation Toyota RAV4 EV demonstrator vehicle at the Los Angeles Auto Show in 2010. Toyota will bring the RAV4 EV ( earlier post ) to market in 2012. Contrary to some reports, Toyota said , the RAV4 EV will definitely be sold to the general public as well as to fleet users.

Mercedes-Benz fuel cell vehicles drive from LA to Northern California using only public hydrogen stations

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Mercedes-Benz B-Class F-CELL customers ventured beyond Southern California last week for the first time, while only filling up at existing public hydrogen stations along the route from Los Angeles to San Francisco. Numbering around 70 vehicles, the F-CELL fleet in the USA has now covered about 2 million miles (3.2

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Toyota to provide financial assistance to FirstElement for construction of H2 refueling network in California

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FirstElement was selected by the California Energy Commission for a proposed award of $2,902,000 to construct two 100% renewable refueling stations in Los Angeles, and $24,667,000 for 17 stations in other key locations in California. Toyota Motor Sales (TMS) and its affiliate Toyota Motor Credit Corporation (TMCC) have entered into a group of financial agreements with FirstElement Fuel Inc. (FE)

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Coulomb Technologies Installs First ChargePoint America EV Charging Station in Michigan

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Coulomb’s ChargePoint America program will provide nearly 5,000 charging stations in nine regions in the United States: Austin, Texas, Detroit, Los Angeles, New York, Orlando, Fla., The program is a strategic partnership between Coulomb and Ford, General Motors and smart USA. Coulomb Technologies has installed its first ChargePoint networked electric vehicle charging station in Michigan from the $37-million ChargePoint America program.

We Are ALL Tongan

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When I first met Elizabeth I had no idea that there were so many Tongan Americans living in large communities in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Salt Lake City, Dallas and other cities across the USA. The idyllic island kingdom of Tonga.

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10-year study shows how air pollution fosters heart disease; accelerated plaque build-up in arteries

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The clinics were in Baltimore, Chicago, Los Angeles, New York City, St. The authors come from institutions that include the University of Washington, Columbia University, University of California, Los Angeles; Wake Forest University, Northwestern University, Johns Hopkins University, University of Michigan, University of Vermont, University of Minnesota, and University of Wisconsin, among others.

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Obama outlines plans for high-speed rail system

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The ten corridors outlined for potential funding are: - California Corridor (Bay Area, Sacramento, Los Angeles, San Diego). Latest news Barack Obama high-speed rail system passenger rail system in USA U.S.AWith the promise that he will scrutinise how every dollar is spent as the US bids to stage an economic recovery, President Barack Obama has released a strategic vision for a high-speed passenger rail system in the US.

BYD electric bus in service trial in Rio de Janeiro

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Besides Brazil, the BYD electric bus has been tested since 2011 in several cities around the world such as Los Angeles and New York (USA), Bogota (COL), London (GB), Copenhagen (DEN) and Oranjestad (Aruba). Fetranspor and Rio Bus, the public transportation companies for the state and city of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and BYD launched a BYD battery-electric bus into service this week.

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